The Fear of Art conference convenes at The New School on Thursday and Friday, February 12 and 13, 2015, in the university auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. (See map below.)

The conference is free and open to the public. Please register through Eventbrite. Registration does not guarantee a seat. Seating is first come, first served. We expect to have seats for everyone, but please plan to arrive 15-30 minutes before a session is scheduled to begin, to find a seat. We will also be livestreaming the conference and archiving the videos on YouTube. Email us at if you have questions. 

Papers presented at the conference will be published in a special issue of Social Research.

If you need accommodations, see this list of selected hotels in the neighborhood (not a complete directory).

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